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AmeriCorps application process

How to Apply  Need help with the application? Read the Guide to Completing Your AmeriCorps Application or call the National Service Hotline at 1-800-942-2677.  1. Search  Visit the MyAmeriCorps portal to find the State and National opportunity that fits you. 2. Register  Create a profile, input the required information, and then get started on your application.  3. Apply  Tell us […]

April 19th COVID Vaccination Event Results

On April 19, COVID vaccines were made available from Nevada Health Centers in Dayton and Silver Springs. Primary doses and Bivalent Boosters were offered at no cost for the vaccines. COVID Vaccinations:  Dayton Silver Springs Digital thermometers and $30 gift cards were given away during this event. For more information about COVID-19 and vaccinations, or to make an appointment to get vaccinated, […]

School Gardens

School, Farm, Community and Coalition Partnerships ? At the center of HCC?s Lyon County?s regional Healthy Food Hub for over 13 years Lyon County?s regional Healthy Food Hub encompasses an array of services from volunteer and Community Health Worker powered food pantries, healthy cooking classes, ?grow your own food? workshops, nutrition education, youth workforce development, farmers markets, community gardens and […]

Understanding alcohol addiction

According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), in 2019, over 60% of Americans admitted to having drunk alcohol in the past year, though most would not say they had an alcohol problem. It is possible to consume alcohol without being an alcoholic; however, if your life is negatively affected by alcohol, you may have an alcohol […]

Family Planning Supplies at HCC Pantries

Healthy Communities Yerington, Silver Springs and Dayton food pantries have family planning supplies including condoms and pregnancy tests. Simply ask a volunteer for what you need. DAYTON209 Dayton Valley Rd.Tuesday ? Thursday10 am ? 4 pm775-246-7834 Silver Springs1290 Lahontan St.Wednesday ? Friday10 am ? 4 pm775-577-9161 Yerington502 W. Bridge StWednesday & Thursday9 am ? 4 pm775-291-6270

HCC Farmers Markets

The HCC Farmers Markets bring fresh, local fruits and vegetables to our community. HCC runs the Dayton Farmers Market every Thursday at 60 2nd Avenue, Next to Pizza Factory from June 1st to September 28th from 3 PM to 6 PM. We also have a booth at Stagecoach Junction Farmers Market Fridays from June 9th to September 29th 12pm-3pm at 5955 Apache Drive. […]

HCC food pantries have Naloxone

Healthy Communities? food pantries in Dayton, Silver Springs and Yerington have a stock of Naloxone kits. SAMHSA notes that ?Naloxone is designed to rapidly reverse opioid overdose. It is an opioid antagonist?meaning that it binds to opioid receptors and can reverse and block the effects of other opioids, such as heroin, morphine, and oxycodone. Administered when a patient is showing […]

How does smoking affect diabetes?

Before you light up that next cigarette, here are some things to consider. You likely already know that smoking causes cancer, heart disease, and other health issues. But did you know it can also cause diabetes? If you already have diabetes, smoking can make problems worse. About Diabetes A person with diabetes either does not have enough insulin, or their […]

Volunteer with us!

Give HCC a Call 775-246-7550 You have talents? Of course you do! AND your community needs you. If you have some time, we would like you to share that with others making our communities better. Call us today to see where your gifts intersect with the needs of your community. Food pantries, community and school gardens, helping seniors, helping kids, […]